Resources for Peace Corps Recruits
U.S. Peace Corps. The official Peace Corps site. Check here for information on how to become a Volunteer, find out more about Peace Corps, and much more.
Social Networking for RPCVs
Additional Peace Corps Resources
Peace Corps Worldwide. Where returned Volunteers share their expertise and experiences. The premier source for reviews of books by Peace Corps authors.
Pacific Northwest Peace Corps Groups
Idaho Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Idaho RPCVs, based in Boise, serves all of southern Idaho.
Inland Northwest Peace Corps Association. INPCA, based in Spokane, Washington, also serves Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; Pullman, Washington; Moscow, Idaho; and surrounding communities.
SEAPAX. SEAPAX is the Seattle Area Peace Corps Association. They also have events in Bellingham, Olympia, and Wenatchee, Washington.
West Cascade Peace Corps Association. WCPCA serves Eugene-Springfield, the southern Willamette valley, and the central Oregon coast.
Job Search and Networking
Job Finders Support Group. Cleon Cox, who has helped numerous Toastmasters and has twice collaborated with CRPCA, leads a support group for unemployed folks that meets most Fridays in SW Portland. Cleon also maintains a constantly-updated list of Portland area networking events.
Young Professionals. A vibrant subgroup of World Affairs Council of Oregon members. “Join Your Internationalist Peers.” For $40/year, those in the 21-40 age range are offered an opportunity to learn about international affairs, to enhance their professional development skills, and to network through a variety of educational, cultural, and social events.